An Introduction to Orthodontics

Paperback | February 19, 2013

byLaura Mitchell

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Popular with students, lecturers, and practitioners, An Introduction to Orthodontics, Fourth Edition is a perfect starting point for anyone unfamiliar with the theoretical and practical aspects of orthodontics. An Introduction to Orthodontics is an established reference text, and now with theaddition of several new features it is an ideal revision tool. This textbook is highly illustrated throughout, including over 700 diagrams, clinical photographs and illustrated case studies that show the long-term planning and progress of orthodontic treatment. Each chapter is enhanced by learning objectives, key points boxes, annotated references, anddirections to relevant Cochrane reviews. The text has a user-friendly design to ensure that content is clear and accessible for deep study or quick reference. Thoroughly updated and now in its fourth edition, An iIntroduction to Orthodontics maintains its position as the essential reference and revision text in the field.

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Popular with students, lecturers, and practitioners, An Introduction to Orthodontics, Fourth Edition is a perfect starting point for anyone unfamiliar with the theoretical and practical aspects of orthodontics. An Introduction to Orthodontics is an established reference text, and now with theaddition of several new features it is an i...

Laura Mitchell MBE MDS BDS FDSRCPS (Glasg) FDCRCS (Eng) FGDP (UK) DOrthRCS (Eng) MOrthRCS (Eng) qualified as BDS in 1981. She is the co-author of the popular Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry, now in its fifth edition. Laura was elected to the Board of the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England for a second...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.01 inPublished:February 19, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199594716

ISBN - 13:9780199594719

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Table of Contents

1. The rationale for orthodontic treatment2. The aetiology and classification of malocclusion3. Management of the developing dentation4. Z. L. Nelson-Moon: Craniofacial growth, the cellular basis of tooth movement and anchorage5. S. J. Littlewood: Orthodontic assessment6. Cephalometrics7. S. J. Littlewood: Treatment planning8. Class I9. Class II division 110. Class II division 211. Class III12. Anterior open bite and posterior open bite13. Crossbites14. Canines15. F. Dyer: Planning anchorage16. S. J. Littlewood: Retention17. Removable appliances18. Fixed appliances19. S. J. Littlewood: Functional appliances20. S. J. Littlewood: Adult orthodontics21. S. J. Littlewood: Orthodontics and orthognathic surgery22. Cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial anomalies23. Orthodontic first aid

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"It is the sort of book that benefits from being read from start to finish by the undergraduate as it covers everything (and more) that they will need for their exams... Anyone who is looking for contemporary orthodontic information suitable for undergraduates and general dental practitionerswill find everything they need in this book. It should be available in every dental school library." --Journal of Orthodontics